Travel Blogs from Argentina

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The end of the world, Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

The end of the world

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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A few days in Ushuaia, which is the southernmost city in the world. There's actually a Chilean naval settlement of a couple of thousand people on the the other side of the beagle channel, but presumably that doesn't count!! The flight here was amazing, ...

A short stop in Posadas, Posadas, Argentina travel blog

A short stop in Posadas

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: What a nightmare. The Posadas itself is really nice little town but we just had loads of problems. We arrived at about 17.30 and had a quick look around the bus terminal for buses to Buenos Aires and as there were loads didn't think we would have a ...

Buenos Aires - shopping heaven for Alex!, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires - shopping heaven for Alex!

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... and delicious, the red wine is divine and the pasta is also fantastic. All in all we have really enjoyed Buenos Aires (and Argentina in general), it just has a really nice atmosphere, quite European but Latino at the same time. We are going to take a ...

A cultured excuse for a day on the drink, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

A cultured excuse for a day on the drink

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... over spent but to solve the issue Ģ7 was worth it.  We got back to the hostel and replenished our money supply on the way. We have loved Mendoza, what a great start to Argentina but we know this time that we are definitely leaving tomorrow ...

The long hard road to Barreal, Barreal, Argentina travel blog

The long hard road to Barreal

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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V is for Victory, Parque Nacional El Palmar, Argentina travel blog

V is for Victory

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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Unfortunately the road from Colon to the National Park was of the busy, belorried variety, much like the infamous road into Cordoba, although this time, thank goodness, there was an emergency lane to the side of the road for both my convenience and that ...

The Glaciers, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

The Glaciers

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... better judgement we signed up to a much more comprehensive (and expensive) trip that would take us on a catamaran through Lake Argentina and up to the various glaciers. It was awesome. We soon came across icebergs (totally unexpectedly for us both), ...

blowing hot and cold, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

blowing hot and cold

A travel blog entry by helene

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... and wind-swept scenery stretches out as far as the eye can see. And it's cold. El Calafate, on the shore of Lake Argentina, is the town from which to visit the famous 30km-long Perito Moreno Glacier. From a distance, the glacier looks like it's made ...

Iguazu, Iguazu National Park, Argentina travel blog

Iguazu

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... . So, here`s the deal with Iguazu. Waterfalls, spectacular, kicks Niagra`s ass (apparently), bordering countries are Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. There`s plenty of rivalry between the countries, mainly Brazil and Argentina, over which is the best ...

The Language Barrier, Salta, Argentina travel blog

The Language Barrier

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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Quick Shower., Iguazu Falls, Argentina travel blog

Quick Shower.

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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Just Dulce de Leche, Sorry..., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Just Dulce de Leche, Sorry...

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Dulce de leche is a goopy caramel concoction made from boiling to death, vanilla flavoured milk and sugar. It's eaten with a spoon or spread over your favourite cakes or biscuits. They say that every Argentine in the world loves it. So do I. I've just ...

Watch out for the thieves, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Watch out for the thieves

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... an issue but as our plans in Argentina include driving from Bariloche to Ushuaia this was a problem.  Our whole plans in Argentina ruined because some prick thought he deserved out stuff.  Eventually we realised there was nothing we could do and ...

Fabulous Food, Giant Cocktails and the Mosquito, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Fabulous Food, Giant Cocktails and the Mosquito

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... if I should guard my watch with my right hand. I told him to &%#@ off. About three weeks into our travels through Argentina, Ellen and I came to the same conclusion. Argentines have the unique ability to be both humble and classy, all at the same ...

Shit, where's the Spanish phrase book?, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Shit, where's the Spanish phrase book?

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... the simplest Spanish. This could have something to do with the main sounds of Spanish being pronounced completely differently in Argentina. Even after starting school the blank stares and the crumpled faces continued, until we had got the pronunciation of ...

Back in Argentina, 28 de Noviembre, Argentina travel blog

Back in Argentina

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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The latest update finds us back in Argentina, having crossed the border from Chile last night, in a town called "28 de Noviembre" (yes, a rather bizarre name for a town, but a town it is). The last few days have been pretty tough. We spent a couple of ...

The time is ticking away...., Cordoba, Argentina travel blog

The time is ticking away....

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Tuesday May 24th 2005 Find a hostel thats makes me feel decidely old, but is otherwise OK, and again wander around this nice city - which is very lively and busy, but perhaps not so photogenic. Do pass a static demonstration re the Falkland Islands - ...

Our last trek (we think), El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Our last trek (we think)

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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We were a little slow in the morning….nights not sleeping properly on the rubbish mats we bought are taking their toll…. and weren't sure if we would be able to do the walk we had planned on after all.   However it was such a gorgeous ...

Dozy in Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Dozy in Mendoza

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... even better than that!! It is without doubt the best steak I have ever tasted, (and it only got better as we travelled throughout Argentina). Beautiful. In fact (and this is not a lie) one of the Irish guys who we met, Pat from Scartaglin in Kerry, was ...

Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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On the advice of numerous other travellers, we headed to Patagonia from Buenos Aires. The most northerly part mind you, but chilly enough to get the idea! Patanuk Hostel is right on the lake and we realised pretty early on, the sunsets are ...

Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires - Day 2, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires - Day 2

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Had a pretty good sleep on plane with my 4 seats :o) Woke up a couple of hours before landing in Buenos Aires. After landing in the capital I had to get to the domestic airport which is 45km across the city to catch my flight to Mendoza. I had no other ...

dont cry for me...., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

dont cry for me....

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... and generally exercised the Homer Simpson philosophy of, "share the wealth". Cancer sadly took her life at 33. Left the museum singing "donīt cry for me Argentina". Uruguay, tomorrow, here we come! Cooper Out Love Dan and ...

Downhill with a following wind, Uspallata, Argentina travel blog

Downhill with a following wind

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I left Puente de Inca and whizzed down the Argentian side very very quickly, gloriously realsing my considerable gravity investment of the previous day. The scenery on this side was something else - beautiful reds and greens lending everything a warm ...

Lago General Vintter to Los Antiguos, Los Antiguos, Argentina travel blog

Lago General Vintter to Los Antiguos

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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So I woke up this morning with everything completely the same as the day before, except I was engaged!! Unfortunately we couldn't linger on that thought for long because we had to get up, pack away the tent and make breakfast.  Our aim today was to ...

The Magnificent Iguazu Falls, Iguazu Falls, Argentina travel blog

The Magnificent Iguazu Falls

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... I tried to compare the two by volume of water displacement, but the mathematics made my head ache. The Devil's Throat which separates Argentina and Brazil discharges mist 300 meters into the air. It's the highest and meanest of the group, like a ...

Cordoba, Argentina, Cordoba, Argentina travel blog

Cordoba, Argentina

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... ?" I asked. "Oh.  We call them Hippies" Got it... thanks.  Next up: Mendoza - the heart of Argentina's wine country and back to the Andes. Argentines are addicted to a drink called matte.  It is an herbal tea ...

Feeling the force of the falls in Iguazu, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina travel blog

Feeling the force of the falls in Iguazu

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the Brazilian side and the Argentinean side which give you different perspectives of the area, 1/3 belonging to Brazil and 2/3 to Argentina.  The 'Devils Throat' is the most magnificent section where a crescent shaped, 82-metre-high, 150-metre-wide ...

Not the only one, Nono (no no, it's really called that), Argentina travel blog

Not the only one

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I dragged myself away from the toilet, having spent quite enough time in the accursed Villa Dolores, to head up what according to my guidebook was "the least developed valley in the Sierras de Cordoba for tourism," which leads me to wonder what the ...

Rio Gallegos, Rio Gallegos, Argentina travel blog

Rio Gallegos

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean: Our long trip down to Ushuaia was broken up at Rio Gallegos, as the connecting bus down to Ushuaia was full and so we have to wait until tomorrow (Monday) to continue south. Not really a problem as after 19 hours on a coach we are really ready ...

Are Cow-Collisions Covered by the Damage Waiver?, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Are Cow-Collisions Covered by the Damage Waiver?

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Next time I rent a car in Argentina, I'm going to make sure to ask if cow-collisions are covered by the damage waiver. One of the best parts of Bariloche was getting away from it to check out all the tiny villages nestled along alpine lakes in the ...

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